IMPORTANT: Unfortunately, at this time, VisaHQ does not provide full service for tourist visas to South Africa. All applicants must apply in person at the nearest Embassy of South Africa
. Information below is for reference purposes only. Please address all questions to the Embassy of South Africa directly.
Original, signed Nigeria passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
Passport-type photographs: 2
Proof of status. Copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.)
Itinerary. A confirmed or reservation of the flight itinerary under the traveller's name. Must show flights entering and exiting South Africa.
Yellow Fever Vaccination.
A copy of the International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for yellow fever. To learn more about the yellow fever vaccination or to locate a vaccination clinic, please visit the CDC's yellow fever resource page
Proof of health insurance covering international travel. Applicants can get a free rate quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate here
Bank statement. Copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.
Hotel Reservations. Copy of hotel reservations (Applicant's name must be on Hotel Reservation).
Personal Invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in South Africa ie. copy of their South Africa passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of South Africa, copies of their South Africa residence permit and their national passport's information pages.